Temptation, or The Fatal Brand
Temptation, or The Fatal Brand is a drama in two act by W. Thompson Townsend (1806?-1870).
The original text
Though no trace of a performance in London, nor any reference to a published text, have so far been found, the play is listed by The Victorian Plays Project in a catalogue of plays produced in 1861.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1877: Performed by Disney Roebuck and his company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 10 November, as Temptation, or The Moral Brand with The Streets of London (Boucicault) and a ballad by Gertrude Wynne
1877: Performed by Disney Roebuck and his company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 20 November, (and here referred to by Bosman, 1980:p.363, simply as Temptation), with The Chimney Corner (Craven) and a ballad by Gertrude Wynne.
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